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 2021-02-25 20:10 

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Fixing a fire station, a new football decal, and what brought joy in 2020...

The Stoneham Fire Department is teaming up with students from Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School to renovate and update the 105-year-old fire station....

 2021-02-25 20:09 

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A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral...

Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year....

 2021-02-25 20:04 

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At Mikkusu, a talented chef bides her time...

Cloud & Spirits opens soon, but in the meantime, this temporary shop sells delightful Japanese sandwiches from Katie Cheung....

 2021-02-25 19:46 

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W.E.B. Du Bois showed us the power of data viz more than a century ago...

The Great Barrington-born thinker created a set of gorgeous graphics for the 1900 Paris Exposition....

 2021-02-25 19:39 

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Manhattan District Attorney's Office now has Trump's tax returns...

Tax and financial records that Donald Trump fought to keep secret for nearly 18 months have been turned over to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, which is investigating possible fraud by Trump and his company, an official said....

 2021-02-25 19:32 

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Pro baseball at home of Lowell Spinners unlikely this season, mayor says...

The Spinners lost their affiliation as the Red Sox' Single A New York-Penn League team in December....

 2021-02-25 19:31 

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Here's a look at what can reopen in Massachusetts beginning Monday...

On Monday, the state will move into Phase 3, Step 2 of the state's reopening plan, and on March 22, the state will move to Phase 4, Step 1, "as long as the public health data continues to get better," Governor Baker said....

 2021-02-25 19:26 

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After a brutal year, Garland must work to reform DOJ — and restore Black Americans' trust...

Federal civil rights enforcement is once again becoming a priority after years of being all but disregarded when it comes to the killing of unarmed Black Americans....

 2021-02-25 19:15 

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Crime and damages in 'The Lowering Days'...

Gregory Brown's graceful and compassionate debut novel ponders right and wrong in a Maine mill town....

 2021-02-25 19:07 

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Boston Ballet celebrates Jorma Elo in a rich program of new work and past highlights...

The ballet's resident choreographer of 18 years, Elo has a unique style that's on full display in this generous virtual program....

 2021-02-25 19:06 

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A fictional retrospective of a filmmaker's life in 'Foregone'...

Depending on how you slice acclaimed author Russell Banks's 13th novel, you might find a book about a temperamental, privileged, cishet white male artist, a book about capturing art, a book about dying, a book about personal truth, or even a book abou...

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Michael Chiklis loves Aspen, Capri, and of course, Boston...

We caught up with the Lowell native, who is starring in the new CBS drama "Coyote," to talk about all things travel....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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New NE bike tours, a favorite bar reopens, and new virtual travel experiences...

Travel news you can use....

 2021-02-25 18:59 

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Baker outlines plans to ease a host of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and gatherings, starting as soon as Monday...

Baker outlines plans to ease a host of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and gatherings, starting as soon as Monday....

 2021-02-25 18:54 

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Glenn Adamson on the perfect reading chair and books organized by color...

In his new book, "Craft: An American History" Adamson chronicles how "makers" and "making," long before they became buzz words, contributed to the story of our country, from Jamestown until today....

 2021-02-25 18:51 

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A complicated patrimony in 'Endpapers'...

The child of an immigrant often bears witness to startling moments of intercedence, where their parent's long-buried past suddenly ruptures the present. Alexander Wolff knows these occurrences; he writes of them in "Endpapers: A Family Story of Bo...

 2021-02-25 18:46 

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CDC traces COVID outbreaks in gyms, urging stricter precautions...

Public health officials Wednesday urged gym-goers to wear masks when they work out and to remain 6 feet apart, as new research described the rapid spread of coronavirus infections during high-intensity exercise classes at gyms in Honolulu and Chicago....

 2021-02-25 18:45 

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R.I. to open new mass vaccination sites in Middletown and Woonsocket...

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to trend downward in Rhode Island....

 2021-02-25 18:42 

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The hunger-for-vaccine games...

I'm 74 years old and have asthma and have had no luck getting an appointment. And it shouldn't require luck....

 2021-02-25 18:41 

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Capitol riot costs will exceed $30 million, official tells Congress...

The top operations and maintenance official of the United States Capitol told lawmakers on Wednesday that the costs of the Jan. 6 attack will exceed $30 million, as his office works to provide mental health services, increase security and repair historica...

 2021-02-25 18:40 

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Tim and Bronwyn Wiechmann plan a Lincoln restaurant, and hot chicken comes to Allston...

Restaurant news you can use....

 2021-02-25 18:39 

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One day later, makeshift memorial for two construction workers only sign of tragedy in Boston...

Just 24 hours after ambulances, fire trucks, and wailing sirens flooded High Street in the aftermath of a construction accident that left two dead, the downtown Boston street was left largely empty, and silent....

 2021-02-25 18:38 

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Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA...

The pop star's dog walker was shot once Wednesday night and is expected to survive his injuries, according to Los Angeles Police....

 2021-02-25 18:35 

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Twitter may let users charge their followers for special access...

Twitter Inc. gave the first outline of a potential subscription product that will let people charge followers for access to special content or experiences, part of a broader effort to diversify the company's revenue sources and give high-profile users...

 2021-02-25 18:29 

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An award for immigrant writing, an essay contest devoted to tales of Black joy, and new poetry from a longtime Boston resident...

All the local news of a bookish bent....

 2021-02-25 18:23 

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Author Larry Olmsted on the massive benefits of sports fandom...

In Fans, Olmstead details how rooting for the home team can affect the human psyche....

 2021-02-25 18:19 

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'I've made mistakes': Danny Ainge candidly explains Celtics' struggles, possibility of trades...

In his weekly interview on 98.5 The Sports Hub, Ainge shared his thoughts on the Celtics' problems....

 2021-02-25 18:12 

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Local bestsellers for the week ending February 21...

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound....

 2021-02-25 18:09 

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Virtual author readings Feb. 28-Mar. 6...

All events take place online; visit the venue website for more information....

 2021-02-25 18:08 

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Lowell mayor, city councilor call for school committee member Robert Hoey to step down for anti-Semitic remarks...

Lowell City Councilor Sokhary Chau on Thursday joined Mayor John Leahy in calling for the resignation of School Committee member Robert Hoey Jr., who used an anti-Semitic slur Wednesday morning on a live public access television program....

 2021-02-25 18:00 

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Imagination rules the ruthless in 'Night of the Kings'...

Philippe Lacte's prison thriller is an "Arabian Nights" revamp with gang warfare....

 2021-02-25 17:59 

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February break amid the coronavirus pandemic...

Cartoonist Sage Stossel's take on the news....

 2021-02-25 17:59 

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Former Michigan Governor Granholm confirmed as energy secretary...

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be President Biden's energy secretary. The vote was 64-35....

 2021-02-25 17:57 

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The children of immigrants can help save higher ed...

College applications have dropped precipitously during the coronavirus pandemic. The children of immigrants can change that....

 2021-02-25 17:56 

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I want to live closer to my friends and family...

In Love Letters, is there any middle ground here?...

 2021-02-25 17:56 

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Defense is stretched thin as Bruins get set to take on the Islanders...

The Bruins will be without three of the blueliners who were in their top six to start the season: Jeremy Lauzon, Matt Grzelcyk and Kevan Miller....

 2021-02-25 17:41 

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Watch live: Baker gives a reopening update...

Governor Charlie Baker is expected to give an update on Massachusetts' reopening on Thursday afternoon....

 2021-02-25 17:33 

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Patience is not what the skidding Celtics need now...

What makes this slump especially maddening is the smug manner in which all of the principals seem to accept the losing....

 2021-02-25 17:22 

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Long shadows...

Cartoonist Christopher Weyant's take on the news....

 2021-02-25 17:07 

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Home-rule petition to skip Boston mayoral special election passes state Senate...

A proposal that would eliminate the need for a special mayor election in Boston should Mayor Martin J. Walsh leave his post in the next week passed the state Senate on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 17:04 

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Walsh says 50 percent of vaccine appointments at Reggie Lewis will be reserved for vulnerable populations as CIC takes over the site...

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and city Health and Human Services Chief Marty Martinez on Thursday said Boston remains committed to ensuring the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed equitably, with additional options for eligible parties to get the shot coming online a...

 2021-02-25 17:00 

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The new travel reality: Vaccine required...

Some cruise companies are now mandating that passengers be vaccinated. Could airlines and countries be next?...

 2021-02-25 17:00 

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How to be a good guest at your next rental house...

The vacation rental market is heating up. If you're planning to stay in someone else's house, here are 10 tips from the experts on how to do it the right way....

 2021-02-25 17:00 

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New life for old school buses (and their owners)...

Meet the couple creating skoolies, tiny homes with miles of style that are getting scooped up quickly once they hit the market....

 2021-02-25 16:54 

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Class action, power chords, and a walrus-loving whistleblower...

French students film themselves; rock music and rebellion in Armenia; a marine mammal custody fight....

 2021-02-25 16:42 

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Governor Baker to reopen big venues to events on March 22; Fans can return to Fenway, TD Garden soon...

Opening Day at Fenway Park isn't far away, and now it looks like there will be baseball fans in the stands to witness it — along with fans at TD Garden and Gillette Stadium....

 2021-02-25 16:03 

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Hearing on state's handling of COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins...

Governor Charlie Baker, his top health aides, and the leader of the firm that produced software the state uses to book vaccine appointments are among nearly two dozen officials invited to testify Thursday in a high-profile oversight hearing on the state&#...

 2021-02-25 16:01 

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Dunkin' unveils its latest experimental snack: avocado toast...

The spring menu also includes other meme-worthy additions, including a matcha-topped doughnut....

 2021-02-25 15:50 

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Long estimated wait times for vaccine appointments on state website leads to frustrations for users...

Shortly after the state opened up an additional 50,000 slots for eligible residents to sign up to receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, website users were confronted with astronomical wait times to secure a spot....

 2021-02-25 15:47 

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Search for answers underway in High Street construction tragedy...

Candles, flowers and notes of sadness and remembrance collected on High Street in downtown Boston Thursday morning, one day after two men lost their lives in a construction tragedy while they worked to clear a clogged sewer line for an office building....

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